On a clean glass plate a drop of water spreads to form a thin layer whereas a drop of mercury remains almost spherical because


Options: mercury is a metal,    density of mercury is greater than that of water,    cohesion of mercury is greater than its adhesion with glass,    cohesion of water is greater than its adhesion with glass

Ans:C,C


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